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Position: Organic Basket Packer (Casual, Temporary)
Organization: Ottawa Organics
Location: Ottawa, Ontario

Basic Responsibilities

Prepare and pack organic produce baskets in our warehouse and assist with warehouse duties.


We have a temporary summer position in our warehouse helping prepare and pack our baskets. This position is casual/on call from June-August on the weeks our current crew rotates off for summer holidays. You are someone that loves vegetables, loves arranging and presenting them, learns quickly, is quick on your feet and has a great sense of humour. Potential for permanent shifts in September.

Warehouse responsibilities will include:

  • Packing orders, according to order sheets.
  • Weighing produce
  • Loading, unloading, and transferring product to designated areas.
  • Cleaning warehouse daily; maintaining a neat and orderly workplace at all times to include moving pallets, sweeping and removing/disposing of debris.
  • Sorting produce.
  • Aiding in preparations for the next day. i.e washing plastic delivery totes, weighing produce, etc.
  • Performing other related duties as assigned.
  • Providing amazing customer service


  • Written and Verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Map reading
  • Able to lift and move 40+ lb boxes
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Customer Service
  • Bilingual (French/English) an asset

Experience, Education, Training:

  • Gardening or cooking
  • Previous delivery/grocery industry/customer service experience.
  • Interest in organics is preferred.


  • Valid Ontario driver's license is a plus, but not essential
  • Clean Police Check


  • $13.00 per hour
  • Free organic fruit and vegetable basket

Please send resume, cover letter, references, and the name of your favourite vegetable to:
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FoodWork ID: 41092       Date posted to Jun 22 2017